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The Grec Festival of music, dance and drama is held every summer annually in Barcelona since 1976, organized by the Institut de Cultura of Barcelona City Council.
In its 33rd edition, The Barcelona Grec'09 Festival will start on 20 June and will take place till 2 August with more than 60 shows of theater, dance, music and circus.
The Grec Festival 09 brings on stage great artists, from national and international panorama, of music and dance and drama such as Calixto Bieito, Lluís Pasqual, Jordi Savall, Joan Ollé, Georges Lavaudant, Keith Jarrett, Amos Gita, Robert Lepage, Romeo Castellucci, Sylvie Guillem, Lluís Soler, Rosa Novell, Khaled, Jeanne Moreau, Mayte Martin and Eusebio Poncela, among others.
The main sites are the Teatre Grec, Mercat de les Flors, Teatre Lliure, L’Auditori, Sala Muntaner, Sala Beckett, Centro de Cultura Contemporanea de Barcelona (CCCB), Teatro Romea, Teatre Nacional de Catalunya and Teatre Borràs together with Plaça del Rei, Biblioteca Francesca Bonnemaison, Biblioteca Jaume Fuster, Biblioteca Horta - Can Mariner, Biblioteca Mercè Rodoreda, Biblioteca Sagrada Família, Biblioteca Vapor Vell, CaixaForum, Fabra i Coats, Fundació Joan Miró, La Caldera, MACBA, Mirador del Grec, Museu Picasso and others.
This Festival will have Italy as invited guests, and Romeo Castellucci's trilogy on The Divine Comedy will be the center of the festival. The production of 'Inferno' will be on stage in the Greek amphitheater, while the 'Purgatory' and 'Paradiso' will take place at the Teatro Lliure and the Chapel of the MACBA, respectively.